Scientific Papers

Indian Villages of the Illinois Country: Atlas and Supplement

Both the Atlas and Supplement have been reprinted, and are offered together in a portfolio jacket (12"x16"). The Atlas contains reproductions of 54 maps and sketches made by early explorers of Illinois and provides important historical information. The Supplement adds important early maps which had been missed in the earlier research.

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The Human Factor in the Behavior of Peoples

In this ethnological treatise, former Museum Director Thorne Deuel analyzes 35 traditional cultures from around the world focusing on the universal factors that govern cultural behavior. When it was written, the study professed to deduce the universal cultural pattern of those societies in equilibrium and to delineate the underlying basic human needs.

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United States
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Taxonomy of Specimens of the Pennsylvanian-Age Marattialean Fern Psaronius from Ohio and Illinois

Psaronius, a tree fern, was the dominant plant in Late Pennsylvanian coal swamps, comprising as much as 85 to 90 percent of some coals. The first comprehensive review of Psaronius taxonomy is given based upon examination of 136 silicified specimens including several type specimens. Using photographs and drawings, the internal structure and ontogenetic development of various species are illustrated.

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